Bamboo People Quotes
"...It seems like she's getting more anxious by the day. So am I, even though I wish I didn't have to admit that. I'm tired of hiding, of worrying, and worst of all, if remembering again and again the day the soldiers came for Father. Remembering how I've failed him" (Part I, Chapter 1, p. 4).
"The familiar dimple in Mother's left cheek deepens. Father used to say that he tumbled into it when he first saw her and never climbed out" (Part I, Chapter 2, p. 8).
"Most boys learn to take and give blows when they're young, but this is the first time I've been struck,and I'm shaking with shock and pain" (Part I, Chapter 5, p. 29).
"They [the tribal people] want to break our country apart and divide it among themselves. Their whole mission is to destroy our peace" (Part I, Chapter 9, p. 48).